British Consulate in Bangladesh

British Consulate


The British High Commission or British Consulate in Bangladesh is located in ‘Embassy Row’ in Dhaka Bangladesh. The British High Commission is close to the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka. We have listed their telephone number for the British High Commission in Dhaka below with a map and the street address.

If you are going in person then also find their opening hours at the Consulate for consular services. If you want to apply for a new British passport, apply for a visitors visa for your friend, fiancee visa or a marriage visa then this is where the process starts. Call them today or email them on the details listed below.

 

British Consulate in Bangladesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

British High Commission in Dhaka, Bangladesh

United Nations Road

Baridhara

P O Box 6079 Dhaka 1212

City: Dhaka

Phone: + (88) (02) 882 2705-9

Fax: (880) (2) 881 6135 / (880) (2) 882 3474

Website: http://ukinbangladesh.fco.gov.uk/en/

Email: ppabhc@citecho.net, dhaka.consular@fco.gov.uk

Office Hours:

Sun-Wed: 0200 – 1000, Thurs: 0200 – 0800 (GMT)
Sun-Wed: 0800 – 1600, Thurs: 0800 – 1400 (Local)
Consular Hours:

Sun-Thurs: 0230 – 0730 (GMT)
Sun-Thurs: 0830 – 1330 (Local)

Public holidays in Bangladesh (British Embassy):

If you are wanting to contact or to visit the British embassy in Dhaka then you should note the days when the embassy is closed for a public holiday. This could be a British or a local holiday so always check. A good example it the National Day of  Bangladesh which is a holiday even though not a British one. Call or best yet email them before you visit their offices.

DATE DAY HOLIDAY
01 January Sunday New Year’s Day
21 February Tuesday Shaheed Day
26 March Monday Independence Day
08 April Sunday Easter Sunday
06 May Sunday Buddha Purnima*
05 June Tuesday Queens Diamond Jubilee
19 August Sunday Eid-ul-Fitre*
20 August Monday Eid-ul-Fitre*
24 October Wednesday Durga Puja*
28 October Sunday Eid-ul-Azha*
29 October Monday Eid-ul-Azha*
16 December Sunday Victory Day
25 December Tuesday Christmas Day
26 December Wednesday Boxing Day
27 December Thursday Replacing the August Bank Holiday

 

UK Visa Applications : Processing Times (Dhaka Embassy)

The following is the average time taken to process a UK visa out of the Dhaka Embassy. The stats are collected by the UK Border Agency who keep track of the quality of service for issuing a UK visa to a foreign national abroad. Check the type of visa you have applied or are applying for and note what your average time for the British visa would be.

 

British Embassy in Bangladesh, Dhaka

Visits Visas 2 days 3 days 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 60 days 90 days 120 days Total decisions made
Premium Visit (more than 6 months) 29% 71% 92% 98% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 192
General Visit (6 months or less) 14% 30% 54% 93% 98% 99% 100% 100% 100% 420
Business Visit (6 months or less) 14% 59% 84% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 175
Family Visit (6 months or less) 10% 24% 36% 94% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 87
Transit (6 months or less) 50% 50% 50% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 2
Other Visit (6 months or less) 6% 22% 45% 89% 93% 100% 100% 100% 100% 48

 

Points Based System Visas 2 days 3 days 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 60 days 90 days 120 days Total decisions made
PBS Tier 1 0% 18% 65% 97% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 43
PBS Tier 2 0% 0% 83% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 6
PBS Tier 4 34% 69% 84% 93% 96% 98% 100% 100% 100% 635
PBS Tier 5 0% 50% 75% 75% 75% 100% 100% 100% 100% 4

 

Other Non Settlement Visas 2 days 3 days 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 60 days 90 days 120 days Total decisions made
EEA Family Permits 0% 22% 44% 66% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 9
Other Non-Settlement 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 100% 100% 100% 1

 

Settlement Visas 2 days 3 days 5 days 10 days 15 days 40 days 60 days 90 days 120 days Total decisions made
Settlement 0% 0% 0% 2% 7% 7% 8% 88% 94% 71

 

The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012

 

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